Zach grew up in Lakeville and was a past Rotary Student of the Month recipient. Zach married his high school sweetheart, Carly.  They are small business owners/realtors with Keller Williams and are raising their two children Grace and Logan in Lakeville. Zach is an Officer in the Minnesota Army National Guard and he serves as a volunteer firefighter on the Lakeville Fire Department. Zach was previously a Lakeville school board chair and most recently won the election to become a State Senator for Dakota and Goodhue counties. He attended college at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul where he also earned his M.B.A.
 
Zach offered time for Q&A and shared stories about his recent involvement in assisting with the conflicts this past summer in downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul and insight on being a State Senator.